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Pre-convention Events
Institutes
Sunday, July 9
Monday, July 10
Tuesday, July 11
Wednesday, July 12
Thursday, July 13
Friday, July 14
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Institutes

Institute Participation

Participation in all three Institutes requires full convention registration. Institutes I-01 and I-02 begin on Monday morning and continue through all breakout sessions; the DMMD Institute (I-03) begins on Tuesday morning and continues through Breakouts A, B, and C. Participants are expected to attend all sessions. Opportunities for liturgical prayer and formation will take place as part of the convention liturgies, plenum presentations, and events.

 

Pastoral Liturgy Institute: Foundations in Liturgical Theology I-01
Begins Monday, July 10, at 9:00 am
Clinicians: Msgr. Rick Hilgartner, Rita Thiron, and Christopher Ferraro

These six sessions will provide a firm foundation in liturgical theology as expressed in the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy Sacrosanctum Concilium and other related documents. Our Church’s rich liturgical history, recent scholarship, and pastoral praxis will all contribute to this week-long course. This course is also useful as preparation for NPM certificates.
Pre-registration required, space is limited. No on-site registration: Fee $90. Schedule: Monday, July 10, 9:00 am–noon; Tuesday, July 11, 10:30 am–noon; Wednesday, July 12, 10:45 am–noon & 3:00–5:30 pm; Thursday, July 13, 10:30 am–noon; and Friday, July 14, 10:30–11:30 am.

   

 

Children’s Choir Director Institute I-02
Begins Monday, July 10, at 9:00 am
Clinicians: Dr. Mark Doerries and Dr. Kathleen DeJardin

The Children’s Choir Director Institute introduces participants to a vast amount of new choral repertoire for young singers of all ages, rehearsal and liturgical planning, conducting technique, navigating the changing child’s voice, and exploring tools to develop musical fluency with your choir. Participants will have the opportunity to direct singers from the University of Notre Dame Children’s Choir and receive small group conducting lessons with clinicians. Directors at all levels are encouraged to participate.
Pre-registration required, space is limited. No on-site registration: Fee $90. Schedule: Monday, July 10, 9:00 am–noon; Tuesday, July 11, 10:30 am–noon; Wednesday, July 12, 10:45 am–noon & 3:00–5:30 pm; Thursday, July 13, 10:30 am–noon; and Friday, July 14, 10:30–11:30 am.

   

 

DMMD Institute: Rehearsal and Choral Techniques I-03
Begins Tuesday, July 11, at 10:30 am
Clinicians: Dr. Mark Doerries and Dr. Kathleen DeJardin

Dr. Jones is an assistant professor of choral music and music education at the University of Dayton. He directs the University Chorale and Choral Union. For eleven seasons, Dr. Jones conducted MUSICA!, a professional choral ensemble known for its performance excellence. He has served as a choral adjudicator, guest conductor, and clinician in the East and Midwest.
Pre-registration required, space is limited. No on-site registration. Free and limited to DMMD members. Participation in this Institute takes the place of Breakouts A, B, and C.
   

 

 

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